Finance Education at IE: IE University launches Bachelor in Finance

The Bachelor in Finance at IE University will be launched this fall.  This degree program has been developed based on the experience of IE Business School, which achieved 2nd position worldwide in the first Financial Times ranking of Masters in Finance in June 2011. The Bachelor in Finance will give students a solid and balanced understanding of current financial…

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Opening Ceremony Executive Master in Finance Bi-weekly February 2012

The Executive Master in Finance Bi-weekly was officially opened this month. The first cohort of this new part-time program welcomed students with the average age of 36 and average working experience of 11 years, who come from top companies including PriceWaterHouseCoopers, KPMG, Banco Santander, Tetra Pak, VISA. This one year part- time program, with classes every two weeks, allows our students to combine their studies with their…

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Can Islamic Finance solve the global financial crisis?

IE Business School is spearheading education in Islamic finance and business and has the aspiration of becoming the Islamic finance education hub in Europe. The inauguration ceremony of the Saudi-Spanish Center for Islamic Economics and Finance was hosted at IE Business School in December 2011 where we welcomed Dr. Ahmad M. Ali, President of the Islamic Development Bank, Saudi Arabia.…

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Congratulations to our MIF students for winning 2nd prize in the VII CFA Spain Competition!

  – An article by Ali Golkarieh, current MIF student, participant in CFA Research Challenge – A group 5 of MIF students represented IE this year at the CFA Research Challenge (Group members: Ali Golkarieh – Canada, Cristina Ameneiro – Venezuela/Spain, Yann Coquoz – U.S/Switzerland/Czech Republic, Stefan Culibrk – Serbia  and Viktor Strauch – Germany) . We had…

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MIF Placement Report 2011 says 40% students got job offers thanks to support of IE Career Services

In 2010-11, as the debt crisis hit the developed economies and lets to a subsequent contraction in the growth of the emerging markets, the job markets around the world evolved to new levels of competitiveness. Even though our Master in Finance Class of 2011 graduated in a difficult economic situation, they still commanded good positions…

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Launch of IE Dual Degree Master in International Management & Master in Finance in Feb 2012

The global financial system is providing us with more challenges than ever before. As a response, the financial sector is increasingly looking for individuals who not only have a deep understanding of financial markets, new financial products, risk control and the new financial structures emerging from the credit crisis, but also a competent knowledge in…

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Chinese Ambassador visits IE for the celebration of the Chinese New Year of the Dragon 2012

  Last week, China’s Ambassador to Spain, His Excellency Mr. Zhu Bangzao, visited IE Business School to inaugurate a cultural event organized by members of the IE China Club to celebrate the arrival of the Chinese New Year. The event was sponsored by China’s Industrial and Commercial Bank, CCI, YouMobile, Casa Asia, China Club España,…

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